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Thin film chip inductors

6 February 2008 Passive Components

Providing design engineers with a compact inductive device designed to fit space-constrained applications, BI Technologies now offers a series of thin film chip inductors. Designated the BTC Series, the inductors feature tight tolerances and are available in 0402 and 0603 package sizes.

Typical applications include RF ICs, WLAN cards, low noise amplifiers, mixers, voltage- and temperature-controlled oscillators, matching networks, and RF transceiver modules.

The inductors exhibit stable inductance values in high frequency circuits and self-resonant frequencies controlled within 10%. Absolute tolerance is to ±1% or ±0,1 nH, with frequencies of 300 MHz for the 0603 package, and 500 MHz for the 0402 package. The inductors are compatible with both reflow and flow soldering.



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